The American Legion presented an award to the staff and children of The Learning Experience for their fundraising efforts for the Make A Wish Foundation. (Bonnie Dismore/For the observer)
It doesn’t matter how big or small we are, it’s the size of our heart that matters – Monica Nieto, Director of the Learning Experience Center
The learning experience has been in town for less than a year and has already had an impact on the community.
On June 8, children at the center were recognized for their charitable work by the American Legion for their efforts to raise funds for the Make a Wish Foundation.
Parents, children and staff attended the ceremony and met with representatives of the American Legion.
Thanks to this recognition, the children were able to experience an important and memorable moment in their lives. During the ceremony, the American Legion had written a check to support their cause to show their support and admiration.
The center opened in Rio Rancho on August 9, 2021.
Through its charitable efforts, the center has donated to food drives, helped foster programs and local animal shelters. It has become an essential resource for raising awareness and advocating for philanthropy. The goal of the center is to teach young children the importance of helping others and how much their impact helps society.
During the month of April, the center aimed to raise $10,000. So far he has raised $4,724.
Monica Nieto, director of the Rio Rancho Learning Experience Center, wanted to raise awareness and teach young minds about the importance of acts of kindness.
Discussing the humanitarian projects and the message she wanted to send, she said, “It doesn’t matter whether we are big or small, what matters is the size of our hearts.
The center raises funds for organizations throughout the year.